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Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
campaign was flat-footed. we'll see if the adjustments they end up making as david axelrod promised. >> what's the early word on the vice presidential debates? you have democrats off the record worried knowing that biden could give a make moment or a break moment. >> it's most watched tv. it's important to note that paul ryan has never been on this stage before. joe biden, given he's run for president twice, including the 2008 series, has a lot of debate experience. so it's going to be interesting, and the democrats need a little bit of a boost after what happened on wednesday. >> i hope congressman ryan comes out and says, can i call you joe? for old time's sake to start it off on a humorous note. have a great weekend. >> you, too. >> we're talking about governor romney trying to turn around a rough few weeks. he had a lot of success in the debate. president obama trying to restart after the debates perhaps capitalizing on the half-good jobs report. up next, i'll talk to the editor of there's a lot going on today, and here's some things we thought you should know. a
Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
's opinion of the matter. nevertheless, no chance in that happening, but we know from what david axelrod has said and others, there will likely be a strategy change for the president in the next debate. >> no one knows why the president didn't do as well. i think that you're going to see a more focused president obama. actually, a more focused obama campaign team on preparation. this is a conversation we had about mitt romney and a lot of things he said shouldn't have been too surprising given all the republican debates we had seen over the past year or so. and president obama was caught flat-footed, his campaign was flat-footed. we'll see if the adjustments they end up making as david axelrod promised. >> what's the early word on the vice presidential debates? you have democrats off the record worried knowing that biden could give a make moment or a break moment. >> it's most watched tv. it's important to note that paul ryan has never been on this stage before. joe biden, given he's run for president twice, including the 2008 series, has a lot of debate experience. so it's going to be inter
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Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
campaign senior advisor david axelrod told fox, "public polls are widely variant in their sampling and methodology so it's hard to case when they all point in one direction they're all wrong, but we are planning for a close race as we always have." another democratic strategist offered this assessment -- >> the race isn't over. look, this thing can move back and forth three or four times between now and november 6th. if i'm romney, you try to create that momentum. he saw a sign to do it. >> of the eight presidential races in the past 10 where the leads were cut or flipped by the opponent, the average of the comebacks was roughly 5%. in some cases it was a debate that moved the needle. harris? >> mike, thank you of the let's go to syria where the u.n. is estimating more than 20,000 citizens have died in the uprising against the government in the past year and a half. [gunfire] >> obviously you can hear the gunfire as fighting between the rebels and government forces in aleppo intensifies. one activist saying no one is making gains. this has been a key point for them fighting there,
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's right. >> and now to david axelrod. david, i want to read ron fornier tonight in "national journal," "call it the curse of incumbency like many of his predecessors, president obama fell victim wednesday night to high expectations, a short fuse, and a hungry challenger." guilty as charged? >> well, look, there's no doubt he has a hungry challenger. governor romney's always been good on the attack. we saw that during the primaries. what he's not very good at is offering specifics about his plans. he tried to deny his $5 trillion tax cut. but that's what he's offered, brian. he's offered to bring down corporate rates to 25%. offered a 20% across the board income tax cut. and he has no plan to pay for it. he wants to spend $2 trillion more on defense. no plan to pay for it. he says he's going to roll back obama care and wall street reform. no plan for what he would replace it with. so all night long he was -- i give him style points. what he would be graded down on is the substance of what he was talking about. he did also double down on turning medicare into a voucher program. and i t
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
better for the american people. >> sean: with 35 days to go, it is obvious -- i was watching david axelrod on the morning program this is morning, like you, i am sure you didn't get much sleep. there is now a concertedert to deconstruct what happened last night. sort of like, make people doubt what they say. and the term that we played earlier that you lied, that you misrepresented, that you were acting... well the president doubled down on the same narrative. i wanted to give you to a chance to respond to what he said earlier today. >> so you see, the man on stage last night, he does not want to be held accountable for the real mitt romney decisions and what he has been saying for the last year. that's because he knows full well that we don't want what he has been selling the last year. [cheers and applause] governor romney may dance around his positions, but if you want to be president, you owe the american people the truth. >> sean: seems like he's insinuating that you were lying. your reaction? >> well... obviously, the president wasn't happy with... the response to -- to our d
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
. and david axelrod saying, we don't want a president who shoots first and aims later. >> governor romney leaped out on this libya issue on the first day. and was terribly mistaken about what he said. that is not what you want in a president of the united states. and as for senator mccain, for whom i have great respect, he has disapproved of our approach in libya from the beginning. >> reporter: democrats say the focus needs to be on protecting american personnel in the future. >> thank you. another suspected incident of a deadly insider attack in afghanistan. two americans, a soldier and a civilian, were killed when an afghan soldier allegedly turned his gown him. just this year, 50 foreign troops have been killed by afghan soldiers. and these most recent attacks bring us to a sad milestone. 2,000 american troops have been killed since the war in afghanistan began almost 11 years ago. an afghan spokesman says the latest attack is now under investigation. house homeland security chief is want backing down for the call for susan rice to recipe. there are bipartisan calls, demanding answers
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
advisor david axelrod said this about the debate. the president's never satisfied with his performance. he is always challenging himself. and he will review it if he wants to make changes in the next debate, he will do so. what he was satisfied with was that he went and told the american people the truth as i mentioned polls show most americans governor romney won the debate. you can see it's not even close in this cnn survey. but almost half the viewers also said the debate did not effect how they will vote in november. these overnight surveys are instant, emotional reaction that could change down the road. campaign carl cammeron is live at governor romney's rally in fisher'sville virginia. >> humble. campaign thinks he ran away. trace atkins warming up the crowd here. right in the heart of shenandoah valley. very red part of the state. began in denver in the wake of last night's debate. he called surprise at colorado action conference. the crowd absolutely ate it up. romney reiterated a new line revealed last night arguing that the obama agenda amounts to trickle down government which he
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
increases? because we've heard david axelrod describe presidential campaign as being anm mri for e soul. >> think about it, martin, if the roles were reversed and mitt romney were winning, he wouldn't be -- i should say winning in the polls, in the number of survey that is have come out over the last two weeks, he would have a sunnier disposition. he'd be in a better mood. of course he's going to be testy. of course he's going to be a little short and brusque with the media and with anybody who is questioning him about the state of his campaign, the state of his candidacy. so i don't fault him for being testy. i mean, if anything, what he should be thinking about and worried about is how is he going to turn this ship around in the 38, 37, 36 days that he has left to make his case to the american people. >> well, anna marie, chris christie says he can turn it around on wednesday night, and he says we're going to wake up with a fresh sense of this candidate on thursday morning. what are your thoughts? >> well, i love chris christie for a lot of reasons. he's certainly the most irreverent
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
is putting into these debates. >> chris: well, that was governor romney and top obama advisor david axelrod playing the expectations game ahead of wednesday's first presidential debate. it is time for our sunday group, bill kristol of "the weekly standard," liz mar lantas, syndicated talk show host laura ingraham and political analyst juan williams. bill you heard paul ryan say romney will offer the country a clear choice of two different economic futures. is that what he needs to do wednesday? is that enough? >> i think, he needs to win the debate. that is my advice to governor romney and it is time to begin panicking and that means offering his own way ahead and, really explaining why the next four years under president obama will be disastrous, shouldn't focus on the last four years, focus on the next four years and clear choice, and really lay out what four more years of obama policies, in terms of debt and, no economic growth and in terms of a failed foreign policy, would look like, and lay out the romney alternative, and, i think he needs to go right at obama. my advice, ignore jim le
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
including john mccain and roy blunt, martin omalley, and david axelrod. at 4:00, the host of the face the nation talks with crist christi, newt gingrich, and marha blackburn. they are brought to you as a public service by the network and c-span. they began at noon eastern with "meet the press," "this week, fox news sunday, state of the union, and face the nation from cbs. you can listen to them all on c- span radio here in the washington, d.c. area. nationwide on xm satellite radio. you can go online to >> every nation has -- generation has sacrificed. we were then spending their money. we are now even more -- much more spending their money. we are leaving them a mass that will be a very difficult to deal with hand. just think of who was to come here first and take us over. the last thing i want to see is our country taken over because we are so financially weak we cannot do anything. we are moving in that direction. we are on the edge of the cliff. we have to start fixing it now. otherwise we are leaving a disaster to our children and grandchildren. we could even lose
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Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
advisor david axelrod says we don't need a president that shoots first and aims later. >> heather: steve, thank you very much. >>> meantime, a new deadly attack on u.s. troops in afghanistan. at least one american is killed, just the latest in a string of incidents involving afghan soldiers and police. peter doocy has those details from washington. >> two numbers is 2053 because the suspected attacks number of americans killed in the eleven year war there to 2,000 and u.s. coalition killed this year to 53. former ambassador john bolton he says the green on blue attacks will continue until americans leave afghanistan so after began security forces can get a head start pledging their allegiance to the taliban. >> green and blue on attacks is likely to increase as the date to withdrawal draws closer. taliban attacks may diminish. why should the taliban take risks when they know we're leaving. it's more for the afghan national army personnel who want to show their loyalty. >> reporter: leon panetta says the taliban is trying to undermine our trust in afghan security forces and the chairman o
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Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in 2012 that you had in 2008. >> obama campaign senior advisor david axelrod said they widely vary so when they all pointed in one direction, they are all wrong. but we are planning for a close race as we always have. another democratic strategist offered this assessment. >> the race isn't over. this can move back three or four times between now and november 6th. >> romney you try to create that momentum. >> of the eight presidential races where the leads were cut or flipped by the opponent, average of comebacks was roughly 35% and in some cases it was the debate that moved the needle. >> gregg: as a reminder we are daig days away from that first presidential debate. we'll have live coverage of the event hosted by megyn kelly and bret baier. that is coming up right here on the fox news channel. >> heather: coming up a shocking story out of massachusetts where a chemist is accused of doing something that could affect thousands of criminal cases. >> gregg: one of the most legendary u.s. miss industries is back in the spotlight. why michigan police once again searching for union boss jimmy ho
Sep 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. david axelrod and david pluff today. take a listen. >> the. president called it an act of terror the day after it happened. >> based on the recommendations in the investigation of the intelligence community, they made the decision to conclude that this was a terrorist attack. in the days after, that was not clear. >> why are we still hearing these mixed messages from the campaign? >> we're actually not hearing mixed messages. if you listen to the entire interviews of both, they said very much the same thing. that from the day the attack in benghazi happened, this president has been fully focused on securing our diplomats around the world and bringing justice to the killers from that attack. at every step of the way, this administration has had public statements that were based on the best information available at the time from the intelligence community. >> well, why not wait -- after it happened, after the attack happened, why not wait to say the this definitely wasn't a terrorist attack or it was a terrorist attack? why not wait? >> this has been ongoing. it's an ongoing investigation.
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
these questions with very few words. he has a small team of adviser around him including david axelrod, former white house communications director anita dunn. and also brian, one of the president's economic adviser. they are not talking about some of the specifics, what's going on behind the scenes. one thing they are saying publicly is they are trying to lower expectations, talking about how the president has not had a lot of time to practice because he has been very busy with his day job. talking about how mitt romney spent a lot of time practicing, how he had all the practice during the republican primaries and even the president last night during a grassroots event in las vegas was playing the expectations game. >> folks are speculating already on who will have the best zingers. >> you are sclm. >> i don't know about that. who will put the most points the bar 12 b bar? >> you are! >> reporter: senator john kerry will be playing the role of mitt romney as in those practice debates with the president. that's important for would reasons. first of all, he knows mitt romney well because he is f
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
a liar. david axelrod saying his performance at the debate was completely unthreatered from the truth. even though mitt romney insisted again and again and again he was not going to implement a $5 trillion tax cut, here is what president obama said on the road in wisconsin yesterday. >> so here's the truth. governor romney can not pay for his 5 dal trillion tax plan without blowing up the deficit or sticking it to the middle class. we can't afford to go down that road again. we can't afford another round of budget busting tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: literally as those words were coming out of the president's mouth his deputy campaign manager, stephanie cutter was on another network admitted it wouldn't be a $5 -- $5 trillion tax cut because of closing of loopholes but admitted that it would not be revenue neutral. stephanie cut irstipulated it won't be a $5 trillion tax cut. let's see what the president's says on the road to. martha: john roberts in st. petersburg's, florida. in the wake of wednesday night's debate, team obama out with attacked as calling governor romney a
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